sunset's 1958 cobb salad

Categories
Salads
Yield
4 Servings
MeasureIngredient
1 medium Iceberg lettuce; shredded
6 tablespoons White wine vinegar
⅛ teaspoon Garlic powder
⅛ teaspoon Fresh ground black pepper
3 tablespoons Chives; snipped
½ cup Salad oil; or olive oil
  Salt; to taste
1 large Tomatoes; red ripe, seed/chop
1½ cup Cooked chicken; diced
1 large Avocado; * see note
1 tablespoon Lemon juice
1 pounds Bacon slices (crisp cook-drain and crumble
Hard-boiled egg; chopped
3 ounces Blue cheese; crumbled
  Watercress sprigs; optional

The original Cobb salad was made famous by Hollywood's Brown Derby Restaurant in the 1930's.

* avocado: peel, pit, dice and toss with one tablespoon lemon juice.

Spread lettuce in a large wide salad bowl. In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, garlic powder, pepper, chives and oil. Season to taste with salt.

Pour dressing over lettuce and toss to mix, then spread out in a even layer in bowl. On top of lettuce, place tomato, chicken, avocado, bacon, and eggs, arranging each ingredient in a separate wedge-shaped section. Place cheese in center. Garnish with watercress sprigs if desired. Toss salad at the table. NOTE: can substitute turkey, shrimp or crabmeat for the chicken.

Sunset All Time Favorite Recipes--Jo Merrill Recipe by: Jo Merrill Posted to TNT - Prodigy's Recipe Exchange Newsletter by MDFD30F@... (MS J MERRILL) on Jul 26, 1997

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